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William Henry Bowman

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Bowman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Printer AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Elizabeth; father of 7 including John Edward Bowman, Ronald William Bowman, James Bowman.

    Three sons served in WW2.

    Petone Navals as bugler 1901

    Petone Band; Wellington Garrison Band later known as the Wellington Artillery Band

    Bandmaster

    He was accorded a military funeral.

    Listed by NZSG as reserves AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 September 1942 AWMM
    Age 55 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM ROM CATH, 400 Z AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Evening Post, Evening Post, Volume CXXXIV, Issue 80, 1 October 1942, Page 3 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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